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Sangha Nights in December

For the interim, in our temporary premises at 15 Carliol Square the timetable for Wednesday nights will now be: 6:30-7:10 – meditation 7:15-8:15 – Dharma study (or puja) 8.15- 8.35 – Break 8:35- 9.15 – meditation A full moon puja dedicated to the ancient Japanese Buddhist teachers, will conclude our //Read More

Latest news on our new centre at 187 Westgate road

Work is moving on apace as our new space takes shape and we will be using it for the first time on New Year’s eve – we’ll keep you updated on all the developments via the newsletter and website. In the interim period in December we’re continuing to run  our Monday //Read More

Are you 35 or under and interested in Buddhism?

Sub-35 group meeting – Friday 1 December The new Newcastle sub-35 group meets for meditation, discussion, and hanging out on the first Friday of every month. Everyone who is under 35 is welcome. There won’t usually be a meditation teacher present so it’s best if you have learned the two //Read More

Sub-35 group meeting – Friday 3 November

The new Newcastle sub-35 group will meet for meditation, discussion, and hanging out on the first Friday of every month. We’ll start on Friday 3 November at 6.30pm. Everyone who is under 35 and knows the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditation practices is more than welcome!  Because we’ll be between centres, //Read More

Regular Classes in November

All our events (apart from Sangha night on 1/11/17) will now take place in our temporary space at 15 Carliol Square NE1 6UF. Monday Drop-In Beginners Meditation: 5:30pm-6:30pm Class starts promptly so please arrive at 5.15pm  Class runs 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November. All welcome. These events are free but we ask for a donation //Read More

Latest news on our move and new centre

As our new centre won’t be ready until the new year, in the interim period we’re renting space for our Monday and Wednesday classes (see revised timetable for Wednesdays below) from Mindful therapies at the following address, which is just round the corner from Broadacre house: 15 Carliol Square NE1 6UF  (It is in the basement //Read More

Our new address and classes in November/December 2017

After our farewell puja to Broadacre house on 1/11/17 we will be moving into our temporary space at 15 Carliol Square NE1 6UF See map (It is in the basement of British India House on Carliol Square and the main entrance is to the left of Metro Repro and the //Read More

Durham meditation session and details of Dharma ramble

The next meditation session in Durham is on Sunday 22nd October The session runs between7.30pm – 8.30pm and it will be at Helen’s house which is within walking distance of the bus and rail stations in Durham. Please email the office at newcastlebuddhistcentre@gmail.comwith your telephone contact details if you are //Read More

Classes, meditation and Sangha nights in October

Monday Drop-In Beginners Meditation: 5:30pm-6:30pm Class starts promptly so please arrive at 5.15pm as you will need to sign in at reception at Broadacre House before attending this class. Class runs 2nd, 9th, 16th. 23rd, 30th October. All welcome. These events are free but we ask for a donation if //Read More


Wednesday October 25th at 6.30pm Do you have a skill, craft, or time and energy to donate? We’ll be holding a skills auction to raise money towards fitting out the new centre. We especially need money to build a new shrine, buy new chairs and create a beautiful garden. A //Read More